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Craig Shaw Gardner is a fantasy author whose early work is similar to Terry Pratchett's Discworld fantasy parodies.

Most famous for his comic fantasy series about Ebenezum (The Exploits of Ebenezum), a wizard cursed with an allergy to magic and his apprentice Wuntvor (The Wanderings of Wuntvor), "The Eternal Apprentice", Gardner has also written more serious fantasy work and more recently has written a number of tie-in novels to various comic and film properties including Battlestar Galactica (2003), Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel and novelisations of films such as the 1989 Batman film and the second and third Back to the Future films. Gardner has written the following novels.

  • Ebenezum
    • A Malady of Magicks (1986)
    • A Multitude of Monsters (1986)
    • A Night in the Netherhells (1987)

  • Wuntvor
    • A Difficulty with Dwarves (1987)
    • An Excess of Enchantments (1988)
    • A Disagreement with Death (1989)

  • The Cineverse Cycle
    • Slaves of the Volcano God (1989)
    • Bride of the Slime Monster (1990)
    • Revenge of the Fluffy Bunnies (1990)
      • The Cineverse Cycle (1990), aka The Cineverse Cycle Omnibus (1992)

  • Arabian Nights
    • The Other Sinbad (1991)
    • A Bad Day for Ali Baba (1992)
    • Scheherazade's Night Out (1992), aka The Last Arabian Night (1993)

  • Dragon Circle
    • Dragon Sleeping (1994), aka Raven Walking
    • Dragon Waking (1995)
    • Dragon Burning (1996)

  • The Changeling War (written as Peter Garrison)
    • The Changeling War (1999)
    • The Sorcerer's Gun (1999)
    • The Magic Dead (2000)

  • Abbadon Inn
    • Dark Whispers (2005), written as Chris Blaine

  • Temporary Magic Series
    • Temporary Monsters (2017)
    • Temporary Hauntings (2017)

  • Collections
  • The Purple Book of Peculiar Stories (2004)
  • A Cold Wind in July (2012)

  • Novelizations

  • Non-film novels based on licensed properties

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